Product Manager at MFS Africa

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  • Company: MFS Africa
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Sales/Marketing Jobs in Kenya

bile Financial Solutions is a Fintech company with a passion for Transforming Lives Through Financial Inclusion”. We are a market leader in the mobile lending space, having began our journey with Banks and SACCOs in 2014. Since then, MFS has transformed itself into an integrated financial services entity, helping to grow the lives of millions of micro-entreprenuers across Africa.

Description

As Product Manager you will work closely with the product and development teams to design and execute projects in line with the Company’s overall product strategy. You will take features from the roadmap and work with the development team to deliver the features to customers. This position requires creativity to contribute to the product vision and will require careful thought on how to ensure a successful product launch by focusing on key areas such as internal communication, marketing, training, customer support and sales. A strong technical understanding of software development, agile project management, and digital payments will be an advantage. This role can be based in Nairobi, Kampala or Johannesburg and we therefore welcome applications from individuals based in either of these locations.

MFS Africa seeks to attract great talent, wherever we can find it, and as such we welcome applications from a diverse pool of candidates.

main duties and responsibilities:
  • Discuss new features with internal departments to understand requirements
  • Create business requirement documents that are organized and easy for the development team to translate into software changes
  • Track features and tasks in Jira software
  • Run stand-up meetings, backlog grooming, sprint planning as well as retrospective and sprint reviews
  • Understand customer pain points and prioritize urgent fixes while maintaining long term goals
  • Collaborate with the product team to define the product vision
  • Assist with any other ad-hoc tasks as required
Requirements
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience with project management or product management
  • Qualification in project management or similar
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written)
  • Excellent presentation skills with the ability to share information in a meaningful way
  • Fast learner with strong problem-solving skills
  • Can work independently
  • Highly organised and able to prioritise work appropriately
  • Willing to take accountability for work produced
  • Comfortable working in a highly complex environment
  • Experience with technical projects, not necessarily software

Benefits

  • We are highly innovative and were ranked by Fast Company as one of the most innovative companies in the world
  • We work at the very cutting edge of fintech in Africa
  • We solve relevant problems for Africa and the world. We are building the MFS Africa Hub into a payment infrastructure designed to last 100 years
  • We have a culture of caring and execution and a very diverse work environment with over 30+ nationalities represented
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  • Company: MFS Africa
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Sales/Marketing Jobs in Kenya

Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 22nd April, 2021
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